DEWA’s first green building to be ready 
by next year

DUBAI — Dubai utility’s first building to be constructed in compliance with the highest standards of sustainability will be completed by April next year, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer said.

By (Staff Report)

Published: Wed 21 Sep 2011, 11:40 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 5:54 AM

Al Tayer inspected the progress of works of the new administrative building designated for Water & Civil Engineering Division, which Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has initiated at Al Quoz, according to a statement issued by DEWA on Tuesday. This building is intended to increase the number of DEWA’s offices. Accompanying Al Tayer on his tour were Abdullah Obeidullah, EVP – Water & Civil Engineering; Mohammed Al Shamsi, Sr. Manager – Civil Engineering Projects; Arif Abdul Kareem Julfar, Manager of Media & Marketing at DEWA.

DEWA’s new building will be compatible with Green Buildings’ requirements and specifications. Further, this building will implement “Building Management System”, which will help save efforts and conserve electricity consumption and will automate all monitoring operations.

“We steadily pursue our developmental projects in order to provide the required sources of electricity and water to meet the ever-increasing needs of the Emirate of Dubai and promote production projects in all fields. Within this framework, DEWA is constructing this new building, which will comprise customer-designated section in line with our commitment to delivering quality services to our customers and enhance their satisfaction,” Al Tayer said.


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